Virtual Volunteering

In the current pandemic environment, you may find yourself stressed, have time on your hands, or feel a bit directionless. Have you thought about doing some virtual volunteer work? Helping others can have a very positive effect on your overall physical and mental health. As a virtual volunteer, you can help an organization remotely from ...

The Importance of Well-Being in a Job Search

During these difficult times, we are all experiencing many changes, adjustments and uncertainties. We may also be experiencing a range of emotions such as grief, fear, anxiety, anger or feeling overwhelmed. In addition, may be dealing with further concerns such as job loss either for ourselves or our families, or we may be dealing with ...

COVID-19 Job Search Resources (Updated)

The CCD is committed to bringing you relevant job search resources that reflect the economic realities occasioned by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated regularly. If you have a resource you'd like to suggest for this list, please email the CCD. Covintern.comHas various categories for industries. All virtual / remote postings.Dice.comFor tech ...

Enhance Your Job Search with CareerShift!

The CCD is proud to offer BU degree-program students access to CareerShift, our new tool for enhancing and managing the challenges of the job search. You can access CareerShift from Handshake! With CareerShift, it’s easy to aggregate job databases, keep track of applications, and research prospective employers. You can store custom resumes and cover letters, schedule follow-up reminders, and organize all ...

Internship Stories: DKC/O&M (Broadway Press Agency)

By Macy Sullivan (COM’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? My responsibilities varied day-to-day, but I was responsible for editing and sending out press releases, covering opening nights and helping with guest spotting. I did a lot of administrative work and helped with media lists and press invitations to certain shows. ...

Improving your Skills

In these hard times, there will be students and workers who may face difficulty in obtaining a job or getting a promotion. One way to beat the competition for getting hired is by increasing your chances through online courses, MOOCs or graduate school. There are quite a few popular online course websites which are accredited ...

Internship Stories: Ogilvy Cambridge

By Laura Jeshiva (COM’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Currently at Ogilvy, I help out with anything from media monitor, writing content for client social media and Ogilvy channels, research influencers, and help organize events for clients. At my previous internship at Digitas, I had a dual role in account ...

Getting Ready For Your Virtual Interview

While you have probably thought about what it will be like to participate in a remote internship or job, what about that first step? Virtual interviews have been growing in popularity for years, and given the reality of remote work right now, they will probably comprise the majority of students' current job search. Luckily, BU ...

Internship Stories: Converse

By Chiebuka Onwuzurike (QST’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? At Converse. product creation is done in tandem by three functions; the Product Line Manager (PLM), the Design Team, and the Development Team. The three teams collectively are called the Triad. Each function has a specific role. The PLM team is ...

Internship Insights From an Employer

During your time in college, you will most likely have a few internships under your belt.  When I meet with employers, they often talk about the work interns accomplish and the impact students make on their organization.  While each employer is different, here are some things to keep in mind at your next internship. Admit ...

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